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Holiday Show (11/30/12)

Emerge Fine Art celebrates the holidays with a Holiday Show on November 30th, 2012 from 6-9pm featuring work from all of our represented artists.

Emerge Fine Art is located in the heart of downtown Cary, NC and features artwork by emerging as well as established artists in not only the U.S., but the world. Our mission is to bring a diverse contemporary visual experience that specializes in high caliber abstract and contemporary art.

We have new works by our national and international artists so come celebrate the holidays with us and find that unique and perfect gift!

Emerge Fine Art is located at 200 S. Academy St. Ste. 110 and is open from Tuesday-Saturday 11am-6pm. Please visit our website atwww.emergefineart.com or call 919.380.4470 for more information.

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Red and White Festival (11/1/12)

Emerge Fine Art participated in the Red and White Festival at the State Club Thursday November 1st featuring NC State Alumni.

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Groundworks (10/26/12)

Emerge Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition by North Carolina artist Bob Rankin. Internationally recognized, Rankin is known for his contemporary and colorful expressionistic paintings and as a founder of Artsplosure. This new body of work, Groundworks, is based on experimenting with ground up pigments, volcanic ash and other mixed mediums to create layered abstracts. Earth tones discovered in digging deep holes for planting trees in NC and VA were chosen as primary colors for this new direction.

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The Light and the Mystery (9/28/12)

Emerge Fine Art held an exhibition by artist Ulysses Jackson on Friday, September 28, 2012.

To inspire his work, Ulysses is a passionate researcher with a range of interest and specializations bridging the arts and sciences. In his most recent body of work called “The Light and the Mystery” he is making images that hopefully allow the viewer to notice new details about their daily environments.

Unfortunately we did not get any pictures during this event, but below is a look at the show.

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Circles and Meditation (6/29/12)

On June 29, 2012, Emerge Fine Art held an exhibition by Cuban born artist Alexis Hernandez. The Davidson College graduate combines his romantic vision with a modernistic philosophy to create fascinating pieces that transform geometric patterns into swirling, graceful forms reminiscent of nature. Through the use of circles, what he calls the perfect geometric shape, he is able to juxtapose the disparate philosophies of romanticism with abstract modernism in this unique approach to art. He draws inspiration from the graceful architecture found in nature yielding an intense chromatic experience.

The circle – traditionally associated with unity, infinity, and enlightenment – is, in his opinion, a fitting symbol for the ambivalent philosophy of Post-Modernism. Hernandez is able to achieve, through his Pointillism, a colorful palette of varying geometric shapes that can both excite and calm us. A gifted colorist, he is comfortable meshing all colors in the spectrum to create truly unique and beautiful works of art.

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New York in the 70s (2/4/12)

A reception for the retrospective by Allan Tannenbaum titled New York in the 70s was held at the gallery Saturday February 4, 2012 from 3-6pm. Allan was available to answer questions, sign his books, and discuss his work at Emerge Fine Art. This was in conjunction with Center Stage’s February 4th concert by David Dorfman Dance, performing “Prophets of Funk,” featuring the 70s music of Sly & the Family Stone at Center Stage on the NCSU campus and was in affiliation with a lecture Mr. Tannenbaum gave at NC State on February 6th.

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Grand Opening 11/9/11

The gallery’s Grand Opening was held on November 9th, 2011 from 6-9pm. The Master of Ceremonies for the event was NC State’s Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Alex Miller, and the ribbon cutting featured Secretary of NC Department of Cultural Resources, Linda Carlisle. Gallery represented artists Bob Rankin and Annette Buckner Hall were also on hand for the event.

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